Formerly known as Mercer Island Lid and First Hill Lid, Aubrey Davis Park is a park lid covering 2,800 of Interstate 90 between West Mercer Way and 76th Avenue Southeast here on beautiful Mercer Island.
City Spotlight: Bellevue
What do you envision yourself doing on an active summer night? Long walks along the boulevard, strolling parallel to the water’s edge? Watching ships come and go in the bay, like the ebb and flow of the ever-changing tide?
Seattle’s Magnunson Park is a massive, 350-acre park with over four miles of walking tails, grassy fields, nature areas, public … Continue Reading Seattle’s Magnunson Park
Pier 57, originally named Pier 7, is a modern plethora of fun on Seattle’s waterfront. When the gold strike began, news started to spread, and Seattle started buzzing soon after. The first load of gold found along the Klondike was docked and unloaded where Miners Landing now stands, making it a symbol of Seattle’s origin story.
Nestled in the heart of the University District and right across from the University of Washington playfields, University Village has become a hubbub for locals and visitors, and a mecca for your shopping and dining adventures.
Dog parks are as Seattle as coffee and Pike Place Market. They’re quintessential for our communities, and all the dogs (large and small) that live within them. Today, we’re celebrating our furry companions and focusing on 10 local dog parks to visit with your best friend!
Neighborhood Highlight: Beacon Hill & Seward Park
Jefferson Park is the sixth largest park in the City of Seattle and offers a plethora of opportunity and activities. From unparalleled views of the Duwamish River, the Seattle of Seattle, and the Olympic Mountains to the golf course, community center, and lawn bowling, the city park has tons of offer.
City Highlight: Mercer Island
Nestled on Ballard’s Puget Sound shores, Golden Gardens Park is a mecca of summer fun. There’s always something fun going on – whether it’s sand volleyball, fishing from the pier, a boat launching into chilly Pacific Northwest waters, or a bonfire glowing in the night.
The Kubota Gardens is a twenty-acre Japanese-style garden off Renton Avenue South in Seattle’s Rainer Beach neighborhood. It’s backed by a large greenbelt and surrounded by cozy, Seattle neighborhoods, making it the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful setting within the hubbub of the city.
A small, but mighty park, Myrtle Edwards Park is a 1.25-mile waterfront park with winding bike and pedestrian paths running along Elliot Bay. Myrtle Edwards Park is conveniently located between Seattle’s Belltown and Lower Queen Anne neighborhoods.
Carkeek Park is the perfect city park for hikers. It’s a short commute from downtown Seattle – only about 9-miles – and offers 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beaches.
Seattle has no shortage of rainy days… And what’s better for a rainy day than an adventure indoors?
We’ve all been there. We want something to do, but we don’t’ really want to spend a ton. Especially with downtown parking at $22 for two hours of play. But what in Seattle has an inexpensive price tag? (Because we know it’s not the real estate…)